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OFFN09

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
224 PM PST SAT DEC 20 2014

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE E AND SE
INTO THE SRN WATERS LATE TNGT...AND STALL SUN AND SUN NIGHT.
DEVELOPING STRONG LOW PRES WILL LIFT NE MON AND PASS NW OF THE
AREA. THE STALLED FRONT WILL LIFT N AS A WARM FRONT MON INTO MON
NIGHT. AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY SE THROUGH THE
AREA LATE MON NIGHT AND TUE...AND PASS S OF THE AREA LATE TUE
NIGHT INTO EARLY WED. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD E OVER THE
REGION WED NIGHT AND THU...THEN WEAKEN LATE THU NIGHT.

CANADIAN BORDER TO 45N

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 13 TO 20 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

45N TO POINT SAINT GEORGE

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 19 FT. AREAS OF
FOG. WIDESPREAD RAIN. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND
AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. CHANCE
OF RAIN WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.


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